plume itself and the -- there was apparently no serious threat to any of the crew members. what's fortunate here, of course, the u.s. navy, particularly, is very well-equipped and prepared to not only detect, but to respond to any kind of radiation threat. after all, there is a threat of a dirty bomb, even an unlikely threat of nuclear weapon at some point, but all of the aircraft carriers and submarines in the u.s. navy are radioactive so -- i mean they are not nuclear powered. i'm sorry. so they have their own set of precautions and reactions all set to go, and that's what happened here, martin. >> jim miklaszewski in the pentagon, thank you so much. back now to chris jansing, who is able to join us live from tokyo, where i believe you were on vacation, is that right, chris? >> reporter: martin, i was on vacation in asia. i was in the bay of thailand and got the word of what happened.